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CNN
Jan 17, 2013 2:00am PST
other news now including winter storm warnings in effect today for mississippi to washington, d.c. meteorologist jennifer delgado with a look at that. >> hi. we've been talking about the heavy rain across parts of the south and now we're talking about snow. it's coming down now for areas including mississippi. you can see on the radar now it's coming down this morning. we'll continue to see those winter weather advisories in place for mississippi through the morning hours. then that storm system will shift over to the west and effect areas like alabama, especially later this afternoon and into the northern parts of georgia. right now for atlanta, you can see, for birmingham, we are just looking at heavy rainfall. again, we'll see that rain shifting over to snow. once we get more of that cold air working in, for washington, d.c. right now you are looking at rain, but you will see that snow working in as we get to the afternoon hours. here is a look at the winter weather advisories and warnings out there. anywhere in pink and purple. in addition to this this will lead to driving p
MSNBC
Jan 17, 2013 2:00am PST
, north carolina, central alabama and central portions of mississippi. a little sliver of northern portion of georgia. you can see the movement the storm is taking. right now it's in mississippi. later tonight up through the mid-atlantic. let me show you what it looks like currently. one of those storms that's a mess. very warm out there right now. it's raining. you're probably thinking how will it snow. temperature in 50 degrees in the carolinas. as the day goes on it will get colder and after dark tonight we'll see this rain turning over to a period of pretty moderate to heavy snow. there's where the snow is currently in mississippi. an inch on the ground in jackson, mississippi an an inch of snow in mississippi is like a foot of snow up in the great lakes or northeast. this will shut things down. it's spreading to the north and spread towards tupelo and columbus and northern portions near huntsville. as far as the temperatures go, this is why it's a tricky forecast. 52 in charlotte, 50 in raleigh. you'll be shoveling notice tomorrow morning at this time. how much snow are we talking abo
NBC
Jan 1, 2013 4:30am EST
coast. new orleans, mississippi, alabama, tennessee areas even north carolina will have to deal with some of that rain as we go into the afternoon. washington, d.c. may see a shower, but overall looks like a pretty dry day. that's a look at your national forecast. here's a look at weather outside your window. new york city rang in a pretty mild new year's. temperature was at 41. we're watching areas like north carolina and orlando today. north carolina you look like you got some wet weather. >>> well, minimum wage goes up in ten states today. and a pretty decent year for stocks. have you checked? >>> plus, 2012 was the safest year for air travel ever. you're watching "early today" on this first day of january 2013. >>> what a show it's been all night long. atop the empire state building. that's brand-new lights up and they've been flashing all night long. times square itself, everyone's gone. about 1 million plus were there for the ball drop. and now new york city sanitation workers, they have their work cut out for them. believe it or not, by sunrise, it will look like new. wel
MSNBC
Jan 17, 2013 2:30am PST
the mountains of north carolina all the way back down to alabama, mississippi. ten different states now with winter storm warnings that are issued and this is the south. it only takes about an inch or two for a mess out there. they don't have the plows like they do in the north. this is the snowfall forecast totals by the time we're done tomorrow. two to four inches from raleigh to richmond. birmingham, alabama an inch or two. washington, d.c. maybe just about a slushy inch or less. most of it should be to the south you down towards fredericksburg. much of virginia will be nasty. mississippi, live right now. you can imagine schools are probably already getting cancelled down there in areas of mississippi. as far as the forecast will go, again the worst of it will be this morning in mississippi, alabama up into north carolina and the mountains later today. tonight virginia and north carolina, no problems at all in new england. this storm is a miss four. if you're in the south and the southeast it's like 50 degrees right now in raleigh. tomorrow morning at this time you'll be shoveling. >
MSNBC
Jan 1, 2013 2:30am PST
. the rain is trying to shift toward new orleans. we have rainy wet weather in areas of northern mississippi, streaming through tennessee and areas of the carolinas. that's where your wet weather's going to be on new year's day. here's a closer view of the radar. it's just plain old rain. there's no snow, no ice to deal with, anything like that. but kind of a rainy, gloomy start to your new year, especially northern mississippi, alabama, north georgia, as we go throughout the day. your new year's day forecast, first of 2013, no big storms out there on the way. it looks like a quiet start weather-wise to 2013. >>> minimum wage goes up in ten states today. a decent year for stocks. did you notice? plus 2012 was the safest year for air travel ever. you're watching "first look" on this first day of january 2013. [ sniffs ] [ sneezes ] [ sniffles ] [ female announcer ] for everything your face has to face. face it with puffs facial tissues. puffs has air-fluffed pillows for 40% more cushiony thickness. face every day with puffs softness. i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but
MSNBC
Jan 17, 2013 1:00pm PST
, in mississippi a state where white voters gave the president just 10% of their support, governor phil bryant will draft legislation to say firearms manufactured in mississippi would not be subject to federal regulations. is this something he can actually do? >> well, i have a slightly different take on this as well. i suppose this governor thinks he can try to do that, but i actually roll that and the comments of rand paul and marco rubio into the obscene disrespect we've seen for our president from day one of his first term. this is the same kind of disrespect we have seen time and time and time again. now you have rand paul and marco rubio trying to make tougher cases because they're thinking to 2016. with regard to the south specifically though, i think there's a slightly other reason, and my parents are both southerners i should clarify. jimmy likes to count me as a southerner because of that, but i have some interesting distinguishing roots in the south. but, you know, here is part of it. this goes back to my time at the dnc and something chairman howard dean used to talk about. part of
ABC
Jan 11, 2013 5:30pm PST
of the outbreak. california, mississippi and hawaii. but there are some new clues to show you tonight, stirring hope, and abc's chief medical editor dr. richard besser is here to show you. >> tonight, i'm cautiously optimistic, finally a sign in southern states hit earliest, and hardest, that the peak of the flu epidemic has passed. tonight, amid all of the sneezing and coughing, a glimmer of hope. we talked to hospitals and health departments across the south and many are seeing it. from knoxville, tennessee, "we're seeing that downturn." to north carolina, "looks like we peaked early." but it's not universal. even in the same states, some hospitals are still getting slammed. "our numbers don't yet reflect a downturn," a doctor from duke university hospital, also in north carolina, tells us. this year's flu season hit early, november 25th, a month earlier than a typical one. we're now six weeks into it, and if this year is like years past, we are likely to have six or more weeks to go. it's not too late to get some protection and today, the cdc provided first indication as to how well the vacc
FOX News
Jan 30, 2013 3:00am PST
tore through mississippi uprooting trees. two other twisters touched down in arkansas and missouri. this morning large parts of the country are bracing for more. maria molina is tracking it all in the weather center. this has been a crazy overnight. >>maria: that's right. good morning. good to see you. unfortunately we still have more ongoing severe weather right now across parts of kentucky, the state of west virginia, down through portions of tennessee, alabama, mississippi. multiple states here involved. the severe weather this morning with a number of tornado watches in effect, many of these throughout the morning hours and the latest one issued across eastern concern concern including western portions of the state of virginia until 1:30 eastern time. a strong cold front continues to push eastward. ahead of it warm temperatures. that is what is helping the strong storms produce the severe weather. we had a number of tornado warnings issues. what these tornado warnings mean is there could currently be a tornado on the ground. you've got to take these warnings seriously. when the
LINKTV
Jan 21, 2013 5:00am PST
almost 90% in both alabama and mississippi. similarly in this cycle, romney won the presidency of the confederate states of america, a caring nine of the 11 rebel states. he achieved his high share of the white vote in the state with the largest percentage of black voters, mississippi. indeed, romney's strong national showing among white voters was almost exclusively driven by a stark support from southern voters. george w. bush got 62 million votes in the 2004 election and conservatives said he had a mandate. barack obama got 62 million votes in the two -- 2012 election, and conservatives started a secessionist movement. but the obama campaign took it to them and made a difference in the end. they helped create a new electorate, a coalition of concerned and they turned it out on election day. our two political parties are separate and not equal. the percentage of republicans who are white has remained fairly steady since 2000 at about 87%. the percentage of democrats who are white in contrast has dropped from 64% in 2000 to 55% now. independents have gone from 79% to 67% white
CNN
Jan 22, 2013 2:00am PST
traveled from mississippi, literally, wearing her support. how many sequins are on your dress? >> 4,000 total. >> reporter: and these are all done by hand? >> they're antique shield sequ n sequi sequins. >> reporter: a lot of work behind them and ahead if they are to help president obama deliver in the second term. but tonight, it was just time for a good party. >> it looks like a good party. brianna keilar, thank you. >> everyone talking about the jason wu dress. >> twice. >> twice in a row. all right. moving on to some other news. it is the testimony that many americans have been waiting to hear. tomorrow secretary of state hillary clinton will appear on capitol hill to testify about at tack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi that left four americans dead. secretary clinton had been scheduled to testify last month but was delayed after first suffering a concussion and later a blood clot that sent her to the hospital. >>> the family of one of the three americans killed in the algerian hostage crisis will hold a press conference this morning at 11:00 a.m. eastern time at a relative's
NBC
Jan 2, 2013 4:30am EST
. that was the truman administration. the wildcats ended the longest losing streak with a 34-20 win over mississippi state. there's another college football game tonight. the sugar bowl in the superdome. new orleans, as number 3 ranked florida gators match up with number 21 ranked entirely underdogs louisville cardinals. >>> "early today" sports is brought to you by touch of gray. get rid of some gray, never all. >>> just ahead, media mogul jay-z gets his gatsby on. >>> plus, helping teens. >>> plus, the big 2013 next. you're watching "early today." >>> welcome back to "early today." to give you a quick shot of your weather forecast as we go throughout the day face a cold cart. definitely gloves, hats, the winter gear just about everywhere in the country. as we go throughout the afternoon, no real highlights. minneapolis. i mentioned there's a warming trend that will happen towards the weekend. not so much in thursday. not bad down there in florida, 82, miami, wouldn't that be nice. >>> here's your doctor prescribed daily dose of kardashian pregnancy news. get used to it. according to e news, kim ha
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2013 1:00am EST
. the beneficiaries that are targeted underserved communities in louisiana, mississippi, alabama, and the florida panhandle. there are four components to this. the first is a program serving the developing improved community health programs. it is run by louisiana public health institute joined with the alliance institute which is a community-based organization. there is a mental and behavioral health program which has louisiana state university, southern mississippi university, the university of south alabama and the university of west florida. there is a literacy program which includes a washington- based group. that's got the literacy aimed at the literacy of the community and the community workers and those involved in with community activism and community projects. finally, there is a community health worker training program that is based at the university of south alabama. the overall goal here is one where resilience comes up in the language all the time but the resilience is very much in keeping with what we would do in public health. yesterday there was a meeting held at e.p.a. by the e.
MSNBC
Jan 9, 2013 3:00pm PST
you look like the anti-choice proposals already in 2013. mississippi and virginia. strict new regulations are going to shut down abortion clinics. texas, arizona and wisconsin, legislators are pushing 20-week fetal pain abortion bans. and in wisconsin, taking a cue from virginia, they're going to introduce a forced ultrasound bill. they're moving forward, laura. >> absolutely. they're moving forward everywhere. you can go on and on. the heartbeat bill in ohio, some of these bills are getting more extreme. someone in michigan introduced a bill that was giving tax credit to fetuses. i think they're not slowing down at all, but it's really interesting that these anti-choice majorities were reelected, considering in some of these states, for instance, ohio, there was an exit poll that show that the majority of ohioans are pretty pro-choice. and they managed to reelect this in both chambers. it seems to me that it has to do with the way the districts were drawn up. >> when you look at the texas governor's rick perry's pledge just lags month, it showed where the gop's priorities lie
FOX News
Jan 15, 2013 6:00am PST
states folks visit. mississippi, alabam louisiana or florida, they're gonna love it. shaul, your alabama hospitality is incredible. thanks, karen. love your mississippi outdoors. i vote for your florida beaches, dawn. bill, this louisiana seafood is delicious. we're having such a great year on the gulf, we've decided to put aside our rivalry. now is the perfect time to visit anyone of our states. the beaches and waters couldn't be more beautiful. take a boat ride, go fishing or just lay in the sun. we've got coastline to explore and wildlife to photograph. and there's world class dining with our world famous seafood. so for a great vacation this year, come to the gulf. its all fabulous but i give florida the edge. right after mississippi. you mean alabama. say louisiana or there's no dessert. this invitation is brought to you by bp and all of us who call the gulf home. martha: that is a horrible story. just breathing is making people sick in china's capital. a haze of pollution enveloping beijing and other parts of northwestern china is blame for increase in respiratory disease. the chin
ABC
Jan 31, 2013 7:00am PST
! it doesn't matter which of our great states folks visit. mississippi, alabama, louisiana or florida, they're gonna love it. shaul, your alabama hospitality is incredible. thanks, karen. love your mississippi outdoors. i vote for your florida beaches, dawn. bill, this louisiana seafood is delicious. we're having such a great year on the gulf, we've decided to put aside our rivalry. now is the perfect time to visit anyone of our states. the beaches and waters couldn't be more beautiful. take a boat ride, go fishing or just lay in the sun. we've got coastline to explore and wildlife to photograph. and there's world class dining with our world famous seafood. so for a great vacation this year, come to the gulf. its all fabulous but i give florida the edge. right after mississippi. you mean alabama. say louisiana or there's no dessert. this invitation is brought to you by bp and all of us who call the gulf home. [ female announcer ] eggo waffles are a great way to get your family together for breakfast. in fact, they might work too well. [ ding! ] [ shuffling, scooting ] [ clears throat ] [ ch
MSNBC
Jan 20, 2013 7:00am PST
evers fought for this world in world war ii. having been rejected by the university of mississippi's law school on the basis of his race, he became the naacps first field secretary in the state at the age of 29. boycotts against businesses that chose to segregate and fought for our civil right, the right to have equal access to the vote. at the age of 37, he was assassinated in the driveway outside of his own home. inside the house, 50 years ago this june was his wife, myrlie evers and their three small children. she went on to become chairwoman of the naacp. her leadership rescued the organization from a troubled period in history. on this monday, she will become the first layperson and first woman to deliver the invocation at a presidential inauguration. i am beyond honored to be joined by the residents at alcorn state university, myrlie evers. it's so nice to have you here. >> thank you. >> immaterialed to ask you about as we think about the president's great expectations, he called himself in the first campaign part of the joshua generation saying it was about going into the space th
CBS
Jan 24, 2013 7:00am EST
. to the best vacation sp(all) the gulf! it doesn't matter which of our great states folks visit. mississippi, alabama, louisiana or florida, they're gonna love it. shaul, your alabama hospitality is incredible. thanks, karen. love your mississippi outdoors. i vote for your florida beaches, dawn. bill, this louisiana seafood is delicious. we're having such a great year on the gulf, we've decided to put aside our rivalry. now is the perfect time to visit anyone of our states. the beaches and waters couldn't be more beautiful. take a boat ride, go fishing or just lay in the sun. we've got coastline to explore and wildlife to photograph. and there's world class dining with our world famous seafood. so for a great vacation this year, come to the gulf. its all fabulous but i give florida the edge. right after mississippi. you mean alabama. say louisiana or there's no dessert. this invitation is brought to you by bp and all of us who call the gulf home. ♪ i got it made, i got it made ♪ i got it made ♪ fresh at subway ♪ breakfast made the way i say ♪ i got it made ♪ i got it made, i got
CSPAN
Jan 25, 2013 9:00am EST
in the country along with the mississippi river in the valley area. if you remember the drop on a tour map, it shows that the drought was right in that central area. if you look at the western part of the map, it highlights vegetable and fruit production, and down in the southeast and florida, we are highlighting the major citrus-producing area with corn and grapefruit production. , joining's go to ruth us from here in washington, d.c. ruth, you with us? we will try one more time for ruth in washington. caller: yes, this is ruth. i have a question about the food prices. how high will food prices as a result of the drought, how high will they go? host: general question, but how high can we expect? guest: the forecast is that prices will rise about 3.5% this year. the long-term averages 3% a year, but it will rise faster than the overall inflation rates. the usda forecast for food price increases, and how much food prices increase over the year. some forecasters use month-to- month changes in prices, some have much higher or much different numbers than usda produces. fruit prices could be up
MSNBC
Jan 17, 2013 3:00am PST
when it snows in the deep south. and it's happening this morning. mississippi waking up to snow to the delight of millions of children through the southeast. there's more on the way. look out, virginia, and even north carolina. right now jackson, mississippi, with about an inch of snow on the ground. and the snow is beginning to rain changing to snow around tupelo. this is a shot of mississippi. so you can get an idea there. if it snows like this in mississippi, we're going to get school delays. as i mentioned, it's going to spread. we have winter storm warnings in ten different states. mostly hovered around the richmond to raleigh to asheville areas. this is where we'll see the highest totals. atlanta, you're on the south side of this, maybe a little snow on the backside. washington, d.c., same for you. you're on the northern fringe. but it's really in the north carolina/virginia areas later today into tonight. and then tomorrow morning, it will end. the rest of the country, you look just fine. no travel trouble. just cold up in minneapolis. but get ready, north carolina and vi
FOX News
Jan 13, 2013 4:00pm PST
that whatever is done actually is a solution to the problem. >> former mississippi governor haley barber summarized the general republican argument against strict gun control this morning, on meet the press, by saying simply, that if you make it a crime to have a gun, only criminals will have guns. >> harris: what about all the talk about a potential bill to ban assault weapons being introduced? where do we stand on that? >> reporter: harris, we heard this morning, that two democratic senators, dianne feinstein from california and richard blumenthal from connecticut plan to introduce that soon and freshman senator chris murphy, a democrat from connecticut who attended several funerals for sandy hook elementary students before he was sworn in said he will support that legislation and told us more about it. >> it's a tighter ban than the previous ban. and it will address high capacity magazines, but the fact is that as soon as we pass that ban, back in the 1990's, the gun manufacturers found a way around it and other states, like new jersey and california, have passed much stricter bans an
CNN
Jan 14, 2013 2:00am PST
widespread flu is california, hawaii and mississippi. in new york, getting a flu shot is tougher and tougher. there is a run on the vaccine at some pharmacies and urging care centers since governor andrew cuomo declared a public health emergency. elizabeth cohen joins us now. what do health officials mean when they use the word epidemic? >> it gets very technical. i'll boil it down here. basically, people are getting sick and dying from the flu in certain numbers. when those numbers get high enough, we call it an epidemic. i personally don't really care that much about that word. i'll tell you why. the flu season nearly always reaches epidemic levels. even if it's just like a moderate plain old, you know, normal season. so i think we shouldn't get focused too much on that word. we instead should focus on what we're seeing here which is what can you do to avoid getting the flu which is getting a flu shot and doing things like washing your hands and staying away from people who look sick. john? >> it doesn't feel like just a normal flu season here. i have to tell you. a lot of people sick here
CNN
Jan 14, 2013 4:00am PST
it was used back in the antebellum south in 1858 in mississippi, then had he might have -- then feel free to make that case, but no one is actually making that case. >> now, there was an audible gasp in the press room after he said that. it was a jaw-dropping moment. after terrintino left, don chaettle came into the room, no n-word questions please, actually using the n-word. i don't know what was going on back stage in the press room, but that's going to be a talker today as well. >> between the terrantino moment and jody foster, a huge amount of buzz about the golden globes. michelle turner, thanks very much. >>> let's go now back to soledad who is in newtown, connecticut. soledad. >> all right. john, thank you. as we continue our live coverage of the one month anniversary of the shooting at sandy hook elementary school, we're going to talk with two people who survived massacres. one at virginia tech, and the other in tucson, arizona. we've been here talking to the community. we'll have their perspective when we come back. you're watching a special edition of "starting point." we're bac
CNN
Jan 25, 2013 9:00am PST
, to the best vacation sp(all) the gulf! it doesn't matter which of our great states folks visit. mississippi, alabama, louisiana or florida, they're gonna love it. shaul, your alabama hospitality is incredible. thanks, karen. love your mississippi outdoors. i vote for your florida beaches, dawn. bill, this louisiana seafood is delicious. we're having such a great year on the gulf, we've decided to put aside our rivalry. now is the perfect time to visit anyone of our states. the beaches and waters couldn't be more beautiful. take a boat ride, go fishing or just lay in the sun. we've got coastline to explore and wildlife to photograph. and there's world class dining with our world famous seafood. so for a great vacation this year, come to the gulf. its all fabulous but i give florida the edge. right after mississippi. you mean alabama. say louisiana or there's no dessert. this invitation is brought to you by bp and all of us who call the gulf home. >>> a quarter of the country is in a deep freeze. we don't see temperatures warm up until next week. even people in new hampshire who are used to c
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2013 1:25pm EST
was involved in the cold war against the soviet union. so, states like mississippi, states like georgia and texas and florida and southern california and arizona, north carolina, are all being transformed in the post world war ii period by this historic shift in population and political influence. just think about it. this real -- this period from 1964 to 2008 could be thought of as kind of the period of the sun belt dominance in american presidential history. you think about every president elected from 1964 to 2008 comes from a state of the sun belt, lyndon johnson, texas. richmond nixon, california. gerald ford, was not elected. so he doesn't count. he was from michigan. jimmy carter from georgia. ronald reagan from california. the first george bush from texas via connecticut. bill clinton from arkansas and the second bush from texas. so 2008 in some ways watershed election. ends the 40-year period of sun belt dominance. and there were issues that were critical in the politics that developed, that came out of the sun belt. they tended to have a conservative cast to them. tended to be
FOX Business
Jan 6, 2013 4:00am EST
of 3400 jobs. mississippi -- let's say that one more time. they added 13700 jobs, mostly in the mining, logging, and construction sector, but the unemployment rate is eight and a half%. here's the surprise. way out in the mountains. this city has set a bom recently. in the middle of 2012 the employment rate was over 7%. it is down to 56%, mostly due to hiring searches at virginia tech university. and the number one city anthe most jobs is lafayette louisiana they boosted employment in the city by nearly 10%. the and plumbing rate is just about 4%, 1 of the lowest in the couny. already seen a big pickup in tourism. most of the new jobs, and the restaurant and retail industries. the big loser, where it -- losing three nap% of their workforce. you did notice that most of those cities are in the south. coming up, why investors ae ditching mutual funds, and what they are investing in. the federal government a mess. unable to give finans in order, but i states doing a better job? the results of the new report after the break. ♪ gerri: many state and lcal governments seem to be starting of
ABC
Jan 31, 2013 6:30pm EST
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NBC
Jan 17, 2013 6:00pm EST
of the weather. this is -- some parts of center mississippi had about 4 inches of snow. for the latest on the weather anywhere at any time, you can download or weather app.. it's in the app. store or on google play. >>> now to the breaking news we're covering, a guilty verdict in the trial of a former d.c. police officer charged with killing his girlfriend and young daughter. news4's jackie bensen is outside the courthouse with the jury's quick decision. i understand there's as in conference which we'll join in progress. >> reporter: doreen, you can see we're hearing from the family members. we're just going to put the microphone in front of someone who's been through a terrible things and heard a verdict day. do you mind if we just ask you, what was your reaction? >> like i said, today the vertebra was wonderful. he was found on all six of seven counts guilty. the jury seen right through his lies. it was wonderful to see him get caught. >> i noticed as her mother you were strong through the child, but when you talked about your granddaughter, that's when your strength just dissolved.
FOX
Jan 17, 2013 5:00pm EST
you in a few. in a few. >>> winter storm dumps up to four inches of snow in mississippi. 2,000 customers were without power this morning because of the state. transportation officials are warning drivers about ice on highways and bridges. the snow is expected to melt off quickly as temperatures are expected to rise in the upper 40s. >>> why it appears the push to reduce teen smoking in virginia is working.  >>> a push to reduce smoking among virginia teens is paying off as rates fall to the lowest level in a decade. state-wide survey shows the number of middle school student white house smoke regularly declined 70% between 2001 and 2011. 3% during the same time period number of high school students dropped 18%. the governor is contributing to the decline by the virginia issue to reduce smoking. >>> after losing her mom and grandmother to breast cancer miss virginia will undergoing a double mastectomy to reduce her chances of the disease. >> going back to my family history and finding out this disease took all of the women in my family i said i don't wan
CSPAN
Jan 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
completed. and oxford, mississippi, where i was a writer in residence. so i've toted around a lot of papers for a lot of years. c-span: faulkner does come up in your book. he used to live there in oxford, mississippi. >> guest: yes. c-span: does he--does his writing have any impact on your own? >> guest: well, as a southern writer--i mean, i sort of write mostly about north carolina and what that means. and i think flannery o'connor said it best when she said, 'nobody wants to be stalled on the train tracks when the dixie special comes barreling through.' i mean, his sort of influence is hard to ignore when you're--when you're dealing in that whole territory. c-span: did you make new friends in this endeavor that you still are in touch with? >> guest: oh, yes, oh, yes, many. and the event of a book coming out has sort of helped me rekindle and reconnect with a lot of people. i mean, the woman i spoke with earlier, nellie stone johnson, the labor activist, was in her 80s when i interviewed her and i--my--i'd been writing to her but hadn't get--getting any return correspondence so, you know,
Current
Jan 21, 2013 5:00pm PST
't know. i was in the south in mississippi and georgia during those days. i knew dr. king. i think that the strongest memory i have in that time, from 1960 to the day i stood at the washington monument when dr. king gave that speech, the strongest memory is i can't remember anyone even voicing the idea that somebody named barack obama would become african-american president for the first time in our nation's history. i don't know if king dreamed it. i don't know if anyone has researched that, but that came to pass more rapidly than many of us maked imagined possible. >> john: i can't stop that. i just hope the speech inspires the next generation. activist and author kristal brent zook and political activist tom hayden. thank you both for being here this evening. >> thank you. >> john: saturday was gun appreciation day and it was a very good day for my panel of comedians coming right up. the pomp, the circumstance the insight and analysis. current tv presents the presidential inauguration plus insight into obama's second term. only on current tv. >> john: many americans spent the w
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Jan 12, 2013 4:00pm PST
states. everywhere except california, mississippi and hawaii. tonight concerns about the shortages of vac seep and tamiflu treatment especially for children. one doctor says he is urging patients in their 30's to try to recover without tamiflu. i tell my patients in the 30 year old range tested positive. you are young, you are lelty, you are going to do fine with this. you should probably let to ride it out and save tamiflu for somebody who needs it. >> anna kooiman is here now. we are hearing reports today that the flu is widespread and hearing from others maybe it is slowing down. what is the fact? >> we are hearing both sides. you are right. while we did see an early and quick start to the flu season this year. health officials point out that we do often see flu reaching epgd levels in the winter. this outbreak may a peaked like the south. this strain seems to be stronger and making people sicker longer. hospitals around the country have seen spikes since flu related conditions and deaths. comparatively the last few years including boston where the mayor also declared a public health e
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Jan 19, 2013 10:00pm PST
that everybody from pearl, mississippi to paducah, kentucky to virginia tech everybody involved in these mass slayings is crazy. that is not true. you have some people who are absolutely disturned. they're not all mentally ill. they are ill. let me tell you something. violence is an illness, and we have to deal with it. james earl ray who allegedly killed dr. king, he he was not mentally ill. he was a murderer. >> i agree. >> lee harvey oswald was not ill. >> let me tell you. mass killings are from disturned people. >> ladies. i wish i could continue. we could do an hour with just you two. >> i have to go. >> this is such a big issue. i thank you very much. >> i can't wait to meet ann coulter. >> well, come on down. i'll make a party. eric and i will host you both. >> absolutely. >> that will be an interesting dinner. thank you both. >>> up next, you know, equally controversial, sheriff joe and he's got an idea for keeping school kids safe. what else? he's rounded up a posse. >>> then how does a young woman go to a cop when it's a cop she should be afraid of after this. >> the one thing i sor
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Jan 22, 2013 2:00pm PST
if they agree with the ad. >> bob: i used to be pro-choice. but the fact that mississippi and north dakota there is only one person who will give an abortion, pass by legislators over predominantly white males. >> andrea: we have to go. it should be pointed out they also said in the statement the reason that they are cutting the ads is because people are sit and tired of politicians telling them what to do so maybe it should come from a celebrity. real smart. golfer mickelson is teed off high taxes and took a twick about president obama in the home state of california. but then, bill took it back. why did he apologize? we'll try to figure that out next on "the five." ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] the exclusive air suspension in the 2013 ram 1500. ♪ engineered to move heaven and earth. ♪ guts. glory. ram. the new ram 1500. motor trend's 2013 truck of the year. ♪ ♪ >> greg: awful discussion going on here. all right. so golf star phil mickelson now regrets saying that he'd leave california over high taxes. the state just boosted rates and for every buck that phil makes 63 cents go to
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Jan 22, 2013 11:00pm PST
with the ad. >> bob: i used to be pro-choice. but the fact that mississippi and north dakota there is only one person who will give an abortion, pass by legislators over predominantly white males. >> andrea: we have to go. it should be pointed out they also said in the statement the reason that they are cutting the ads is because people are sit and tired of politicians telling them what to do so maybe it should come from a celebrity. real smart. golfer mickelson is teed off high taxes and took a twick about president obama in the home state of california. but then, bill took it back. why did he apologize? we'll try to figure that out next on "the five." ♪ ♪ >> announcer: meet jill. she thought she'd feel better after seeing her doctor. and she might have, if not for kari, the identity thief who stole jill's social security number to open credit cards, destroying jill's credit and her dream of retirement. now meet amanda. with a swipe of her debit card, she bought some gas... and an all-expense-paid trip to hawaii for ben. ben is the identity thief who used a device called a skimmer to stea
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